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Santa Fe / New Mexico History Blog

Santa Fe History

Celebrating Guadalupe

Today is the Catholic feast day for Our Lady of Guadalupe. Throughout the world celebrations venerating Guadalupe are taking place. Considered the Madonna of the

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Santa Fe History

Lighting Up Santa Fe at Christmas

Farolitos, the small paper bag lanterns that dot the landscape and their electronic counterparts on public buildings magically appear in December throughout the city. It’s

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Santa Fe History

The Streets of Santa Fe

The roads of Santa Fe were historically named according to their destinations—Agua Fría, Cerrillos, Galisteo, Pecos and Taos. Camino de Chimayó once lead as the

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Death in New Mexico

Disease & Death in New Mexico

According to a recent study by researchers at Harvard University, the Native population in North America was estimated between 2 and 18 million prior to

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